Extended Hours Session Ends

by Editor (Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 12:51 PM)

The first use of extended hours in this Parliament ended just before 1pm.

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Questions For Oral Answer November 5

by Editor (Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 12:02 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

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Prime Minister’s Statement At 2pm

by Editor (Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 10:50 AM)

Prime Minister John Key will make a ministerial statement at 2pm on the issue of national security.

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Busy Day Ahead For MPs

by Editor (Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 12:58 AM)

A busy day is ahead for MPs with the first extended hours sitting of this Parliament, a ministerial statement on possible intervention in the Middle East and a Members Day.

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Police Cost Recovery Bill Gets Grudging Support

by Editor (Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 10:05 PM)

A bill allowing the police to recover the costs for some of their services has been sent to select committee though it faces opposition.

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Standards And Crime Bills Sent To Select Committee

by Editor (Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 5:41 PM)

Two bills covering standards reform and organised crime have been sent to select committee with general support.

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Questions and Answers – November 4

by Editor (Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 5:01 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Islamic State Conflict—Government Response 1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Leader – NZ First) to the Prime Minister: Is he committed to an open and transparent Government on issues where New Zealand may soon be involved in conflict in the Middle East? Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): As I have previously said, […]

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PM: No Decisions on ISIS or Housing

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 4:49 PM)

Prospect of NZ’s military involvement in Middle East is a source of questions to the Prime Minister. Questions also on state housing reform.

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Ministerial Statement On Islamic State Tomorrow

by Editor (Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 2:11 PM)

Prime Minister John Key has indicated he will tomorrow make a ministerial statement on the situation in Iraq and Syria and New Zealand’s options for involvement.

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Questions For Oral Answer November 4

by Editor (Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 11:41 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Is he committed to an open and transparent Government on issues where New Zealand may soon be involved in conflict in the Middle East?

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Standards Reform And Police Bills

by Editor (Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 10:47 AM)

The Government intends to hold the first reading debates of two police and crime related bills as well as a standards regulatory reform bill when the House resumes today.

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Submissions on Parole Amendment Bill

by Desk Editor (Friday, October 31, 2014 — 2:31 PM)

Only one select committee meeting was open to the public this week – the Law and Order Committee’s hearing of submissions on the Parole (Extended Supervision Orders) Amendment Bill.

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Employment Relations Bill Passes

by Desk Editor (Friday, October 31, 2014 — 1:53 PM)

Address in Reply debate completed with a vote of confidence in the Government. Employment Relations Amendment Bill undergoes final reading.

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House Rises

by Editor (Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 6:02 PM)

The House rose just before 6pm after passing legislation concerning accountancy regulation.

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Questions and Answers – October 30

by Editor (Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 5:09 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Economy—Interest Rates and Inflation 1. ALASTAIR SCOTT (National—Wairarapa) to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the economy, particularly on the direction of interest rates and inflation?

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ERA Changes Pass Into Law

by Editor (Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 5:05 PM)

Changes to the Employment Relations Act have passed into law.

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Tim Groser Under Gun on TPPA

by Desk Editor (Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 4:35 PM)

Address in Reply debate completed. Questions about TPPA & tobacco. Questions also about alleged conflict of interest involving Katherine Rich. Employment Relations Amendment Bill undergoes final reading.

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